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Days of the Far East begin in Moscow

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A press conference dedicated to the ‘Days of the Far East in Moscow’ was held on November 29 at TASS

The head of Yakutia, Aisen Nikolaev, State Secretary - Deputy Minister of the Russian Federation for the Development of the Far East Pavel Volkov, Deputy Head of the Department of Trade and Services of Moscow Denis Kostornoi and Deputy Director General of the Human Capital Development Agency in the Far East Aleksandr Logunov took part in it.

Experts noted that this event is aimed at drawing attention to life in the eastern part of Russia. Today, the Far East of Russia is a unique place to study and relax, create a successful career and develop business, and realize creative ambitions. The Far East has been named Russia's national priority for the entire 21st century: new megaprojects appear here every year, the largest companies of the country are building new productions, authoritative cultural centers open branches, programs of scientific and educational exchange with the countries of the Asia-Pacific region are developing.

Events of the ‘Days of the Far East’ will be held at several metropolitan sites. The Far Eastern Fair with traditional contests, workshops and performances by ethnic groups will be held on December 3-9 in Tverskaya Square. Particular attention will be paid to fresh delicacies - you can try and buy Far Eastern fish, caviar, meat, honey and other unique products that the macro-region is famous for.

The ‘Days’ program is very intense. It includes ‘The Unique Far East’ Photo Exhibition, the EXPOCENTER will host the Festival of the Far East. The 'Closer to the Far' Olympiad will be launched for schoolchildren to get additional points for admission to leading universities in the region.

Business events of the festival will be complemented by the entertainment program. Visitors will be offered interactive formats: karaoke battles with pop stars, wellness exercises with famous athletes, dance workshops from famous dancers, stand-ups and much more. All the events of the festival are free, subject to registration on the website

As part of the festival there will be a grand ceremony of the second social-business award Star of the Far East. The purpose of the award is to show the Far East as a “territory of growth” and a national priority in the development of Russia. The event will allow to motivate professionals and public figures of the Far East regions for further success and show them examples to follow, to draw public attention to the nominees of the award, to express recognition from the authorities, and also to note positive results of regional development, the press center of the 'Days of the Far East in Moscow' informs.